Prediction of rain after prolonged hot and dry weather
Prediction of rain after prolonged hot and dry weather

The forecast for the next 24 hours in most of J&K was for overcast conditions with the chance of rain and thunderstorms.

Srinagar, July 7: Even though the weatherman on Friday predicted further rain till July 9th, it rained heavily in Jammu and Kashmir, lowering temperatures.

Quoting a meteorological department official, GNS stated that in recent 24 hours until 0830 hours today, Srinagar had rainfall of 1.2mm, Qazigund 1.4mm, Pahalgam 7.8mm, Kupwara 2.7mm, Kokernag 10.2mm, Gulmarg 0.6mm, Banihal 3.4mm, Batote 2.4mm, Katra 0.6mm and Bhaderwah 0.8mm.  


According to his prognosis, several parts of J&K may anticipate overcast skies and a chance of rain and thunderstorms during the next 24 hours.

The MeT department said that although “heavy rain” was very unlikely on July 8-9, light to moderate rain was “likely” in numerous locations.

Today’s low in Srinagar was 16.8 degrees Celsius, down from 17.8 degrees the night before and 0.9 degrees cooler than average for the summer capital.

He reported that Qazigund, the valley’s entry point, had a low of 15.6 degrees Celsius, down from 16.0 the night before, and 0.5 degrees Celsius below usual.

According to him, the temperature at Pahalgam, a popular tourist destination in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, dropped to 10.2 degrees Celsius from 12.2 degrees Celsius the night before.

According to him, the mercury dropped to 15.3 degrees Fahrenheit in Kupwara town, which is below average by 0.8 degrees Fahrenheit for the north Kashmir region.

The temperature in Kokernag dropped to 14.7 degrees Celsius last night, down from 15.6 degrees the night before and 1 degree cooler than average.

The temperature at Gulmarg, a popular ski destination in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, dropped to 10.2 degrees Fahrenheit (-1.6 degrees Celsius) on Sunday night, down from 10.8 the night before.

He reported that the overnight low in Jammu was 24.3 degrees Fahrenheit, down from 24.5 the night before and 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit below usual for J&K’s winter capital.

The official reported lows of 17.9 degrees in Banihal (0.8 degrees above normal), 18.5 degrees in Batote (0.8 degrees above normal), 21.5 degrees in Katra (0.6 degrees below normal), and 15.8 degrees in Bhaderwah.

He further said that the low temperatures at Leh and Kargil, both in Ladakh, were 7.8 and 13.4 degrees Celsius



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